New Zealand Trade and Enterprise

Development and Design Manager

New Zealand Trade and Enterprise

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Applications Close - End of Day: 25-07-2019


New Zealand

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Who we are:

It is an exciting time to be part of the Digital team at NZTE – we are ready to accelerate the rate of digital innovation to our customers and our people. Our technology is good, we are innovative, enjoy exploring and move fast, check out our honest digital transformation story -

What you’ll be doing:

With all the change we mention above, we have created a new role. Our new Development and Design Manager will lead and manage a team of 5 developers and designers. The work we have done could be amplified and built upon if we were able to deliver it to customers and that’s what we have firmly in our sights over the next 2 years - we want to transform the digital customer experience.

We have completed some research and have had indications from our customers (NZ companies exporting overseas) and they want to interact with us digitally to be more in control of their journey with us.  We have started delivering something (with some contract resource) and it’s been going well, all the signs are there that we are on the right path and we have a bunch of solid tech to build on but we want to permanent team of dedicated people and this is where you step in! We need a leader, someone who is going to take us forward and care about the customer experience as well as lay foundation processes for development #lesstechdebt and design (we have a pattern library for everyone that is going to suggest that in their interview).

You can keep building your team, build out the customer portal, deliver a bunch of new websites and help us nail a world class event experience.  Not to mention you get to do it on a global stage with amazing people around you who are highly engaged and want to help!

What you’ll need to be successful:

AMBITION - this role is just the start of your career here! Career development is an important part of working at NZTE and we will help you with your aspirations and work with you to get you there – being a learning environment that encourages adventure and experimentation, what better place to grow your career!

Why you’ll love working here:

We know that life isn’t all about work so we like a bit of flexibility and we’ll give you the right technology to allow you to balance life. We’ll encourage you, your well being and your growth journey with us. If that’s not enough, you’ll also get five weeks annual leave.

Have a read of the position description on our careers page - if you want to grow and shape this new Development and Design Manager role, apply now! Applications close 3pm Thursday 25th July 2019 NZ time.

Please note: you must have the legal right to work in New Zealand to apply for this role.

We believe New Zealand is good for the world.  We were the last to be discovered but the first to give women the vote.  A country embracing its diverse landscapes and even greater diversity of its people.  At NZTE it’s all about the people.  We work flexibly at NZTE and we’re keen to talk to you about what that might mean for you in this role.  We’re deeply connected to the diversity of our people across the globe and embrace how that drives our organisation and the country forward.

Interested in this role?

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